self-publishing

Featured User: Best-selling Author Inglath Cooper

Best-selling romance-fiction novelist Inglath Cooper has 19 books to her credit, including 11 books that were published traditionally through Harlequin. In the past year, the RITA-award-winning author has used the Pressbooks platform to release eight of her books independently on Amazon. Today, Cooper’s popular Nashville series is tearing up the charts, with book one ranked

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Create interior PDFs for Print on Demand

Australian self-publishing guru Emily Craven, of E-Book Revolution, has made a wonderful video that explains how she used Pressbooks to produce the PDFs she needed to get her book into a Print-on-Demand service, meaning that her books are not just available as ebooks, but as paper books too. Here is a video she produced, walking

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Advice on Book Publishing from Indie Author Ashley Fontainne

By Ashley Fontainne Ready to Ride? Do you remember learning how to ride a bike? How many times did you fall down, scratch your knees, elbows, or even nose? What about the first time you navigated across a street or passed by that one neighbor’s house with the big, snarling dog who decided you looked

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Why Your Book Might Not Sell Well (in the Kindle Store)

I just had an exchange with a PressBooks user, who wondered why their book is not selling well in the Kindle store, which, I imagine, is a common question for authors. I answered: imagine that your book is in a bookstore imagine that bookstore makes it very easy for readers to find a book if

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